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TRIPOLI torpedo cruiser (1886)


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  Tripoli 1886

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Tripoli     R. Cantiere di Castellamare di Stabia 10.6.1885 25.8.1886 1.12.1886 minelayer 1910, discarded 3.1923


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

835

Displacement full, t

952

Length, m

70.0 pp 73.4 oa

Breadth, m

7.88

Draught, m

3.65

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 DE, 6 locomotive boilers

Power, h. p.

2500

Max speed, kts

17.5

Fuel, t

coal 130

Endurance, nm(kts)1000(10)
Armour, mm

steel; deck: 40

Armament

1 x 1 - 120/32 B(c.o.), 6 x 1 - 57/43 N, 2 x 1 - 37/20 H corto, 3 x 5 - 37/20 H, 5 - 350 TT (1 bow, 4 beam)

Complement

105 - 111



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<i>Tripoli </i>1886
Tripoli 1886


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  <i>Tripoli</i> 1886
  Tripoli 1886
<i>Tripoli </i>1910s  
Tripoli 1910s  


Project history

Experimental steel-hulled ship, first real Italian torpedo cruiser, first Italian warship with 3 shafts. Designed by B. Brin.

Ship protection

There was 40mm armored deck with slopes.

Modernizations

1904: - 1 x 1 - 120/32, 6 x 1 - 57/43, 2 x 1 - 37/20, 3 x 5 - 37/20, 2 - 350 TT; + 1 x 1 - 76/40 A, 6 x 1 - 57/40 H, 1 x 1 - 47/40 H

1910: - 2 x 1 - 57/40, 1 x 1 - 47/40, 3 - 350 TT; + 1 x 1 - 76/40 A, 64 mines

Naval service

Tripoli was officially classed as minelayer on 1.7.1921.